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Political pandering and immigration law
Washington Times ^
Posted on 12/07/2003 10:43:33 PM PST by Tumbleweed_Connection
Edited on 07/12/2004 4:11:03 PM PDT by Jim Robinson.
In just the latest example of how far Maryland Democrats are willing to go to strengthen their political base on the left, Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan and Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley are lobbying Congress to kill legislation to strengthen federal-state cooperation in enforcing U.S. immigration laws. Messrs. O'Malley and Duncan — who are expected to compete for the 2006 Democratic nomination for governor — have sent letters to federal officials urging that they kill the Clear Law Enforcement for criminal Alien Removal Act, or CLEAR (H.R. 2671), introduced by Rep. Charlie Norwood, Georgia Republican.
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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: aliens; election; illegalaliens; illegalimmigrants; illegals; imigration; immigrantlist; immigrants
A little different in form, but fundamentally in agreement in consequence with the policies of Bush and Fox.
posted on 12/07/2003 11:08:40 PM PST
From the headline, I thought this was an article about G. Bush.
posted on 12/07/2003 11:28:22 PM PST
(Stop Immigrating Islam. Don't let France happen to America.)
So did I. However, like Jimmy Duranty used to day, "Everybody's gotta get into the act." We're getting the same thrust and sellout from both sides. People here, and Bush supporters, only criticize it when it's on the other side.
posted on 12/07/2003 11:39:29 PM PST
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Too bad they didn't put the "Clear Act" in the Medicare Bill. It is just as appropriate there as illegal aliens in the Medicare Bill.
posted on 12/08/2003 2:19:50 PM PST
(What a Continent!!! (sarcasm))
"It's the immigration stupid", may end up being the reason for a monster sized absence in voter turn out.
posted on 12/08/2003 4:14:35 PM PST
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